It’s now more than 20 years on, and that US symbol of mistreatment and injustice, Guantánamo Bay, is still open. In fact, as 2021 ended, it was reported the Pentagon’s plans to build a brand-new courthouse at the base.
A study commissioned by the ICC Research Foundation found that the global economy stands to lose as much as US$9.2 trillion if governments fail to ensure developing economy access to COVID vaccines.
The Home Office is covering up its own research into why refugees and asylum seekers travel to the United Kingdom because ministers “know their arguments don’t stand up,” charities claim.
Today (10 Sept 2021) the UK Parliament’s Justice Select Committee has published the government’s response to their inquiry report on the Coroner Service. INQUEST submitted evidence from over 50 bereaved families.
The investigations into allegations of abuse by British soldiers in Iraq have now closed without any prosecutions being brought, the Defence Secretary has said in a written statement to the House of Commons.
Police killings in America have been undercounted by more than half over the past four decades, according to a new study that raises pointed questions about racial bias among medical examiners.
In 2001, Eritrean security forces detained Dawit Isaak, and 10 other journalists, without charge or trial. He was released for medical treatment in 2005 but arrested again two days later. Nothing has been heard of him since.
Surely we should all be free to protest, without the police knowing who we are? But high tech surveillance of protests is real, and it enables the police to identify, monitor and track protestors, indiscriminately and at scale.